Extract from article by Rhys Dipshan from legaltechnews.com
From market consolidation to new guidelines and data challenges, e-discovery in 2017 has become more focused on the staying ahead of the curve.
“Since the 2015 amendments of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), the way attorneys and judges approach e-discovery has been undergoing a transformation But in 2017, the forces influencing e-discovery went far beyond case law.
In the midst of new technical challenges and market consolidation, e-discovery is going through a fine-tuning process. New best practices and guidelines are being released, and more practitioners are choosing to customize their own solutions and workflows. Suffice to say, there’s a new e-discovery industry on the horizon.”
Here’s a look at five e-discovery developments that changed how the industry operates in 2017:
1. Consolidation Runs Rampant
2. Increasing difficult with text message discovery
3. Education proliferation
4. eDiscovery is still an outsourced process
5. Managed services are changing.
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